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Gender and the The Victorian Age »

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in ...
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Americans of the Nineteenth Century and Western Conquest »

This 5 page paper discusses the following two books specifically, both of which are diaries from that era: "Chardon's Journal at Fort Clark" and "The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin". This paper examines their experiences in the West versus their expectations and the expectations of the people of ...
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Nineteenth Century Social Relationships »

This 5 page paper discusses the nature of social relationships in the 19th century and references the autobiographies of two people of that era. This paper asserts that the social relationships of that era were negatively affected by race and gender. Bilbiography lists 2 sources.
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Modern Era and 1870 to 1920 Development »

A 5 page research paper on how the Victorian era of the late nineteenth century evolved by 1920 into the modern era. The writer addresses the effects of the Industrial Revolution, but also how this instigated sociological change. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Chicago History and Organized Crime »

A 6 page research paper which looks specifically at the Prohibition era and how Chicago was ruled by gangsters, bootleggers, and corrupt politicians at that time. This era ended when mobster Al Capone was finally arrested for tax evasion by 'Untouchable' leader Elliott Ness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Two Periods in American History »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of two periods in American history and reflects the impacts on America. This paper considers the influences of the Era of Englightenment and the Industrial Revolution on the history and progression of this country. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Slave Narrative Comparison »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of slavery. Slave narratives are quoted to explore the contrast of experiences during different eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Lessons Learned From The Failure of Prohibition »

This 3 page paper takes a look at the prohibition era and how the failure of the policy should provide lessons for the government today. The war on drugs should be halted as a results of lessons learned from that time period and human nature. Bibliography lists ...
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Changing American Values After the 1960s »

A 5 page paper that explores the redefining of values and beliefs as passed from American parents to their children following the era of the 1960s. Discussed is the unquestioned respect for both parental and political authority that existed in America prior to the 1960s and how these values ...
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The Development of Russian art from the Mid Nineteenth Century to the Mid Twentieth Century »

This 263 page paper examines the development of art in Russia starting from the 1860’s and the emergence of Russian realism, considering the emergence of the rebellion fourteen and the Peredvizniki, also known as the wanderers. The paper than tracks the development by looking at the development and evolution of ...
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Deliver Us from Evil by Norman Clark »

This 5 page paper looks at Norman Clark's powerful book about the prohibition era in America. The paper places a focus on the author's contribution and inclusion of his personal position. No additional sources cited.
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Slavery & Religious Principles »

A 4 page essay that draws upon 3 primary sources from the antebellum era. From a modern perspective, it seems incredible that the most engrossing religious topic of the antebellum era was whether or not God sanctioned slavery or prohibited it. As slavery seems to modern eyes to be completely ...
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Kansas and Slavery »

This 4-page story discusses the "Bleeding Kansas" of the pre-Civil War era, including the fight between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces. Also discussed is the Raid on Lawrence and the John Brown Massacre. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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South Africa, Brazil, the U.S., and Slavery »

This 12 page paper takes a careful look at slavery as it existed in the United States, Brazil and South Africa. The type of slavery is compared and contrasted. Britain's role is discussed along with the effects of the Napoleonic era. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln »

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the leaders of the United States and the Confederate States during the Civil War era. Leadership ability is a focal point and the issue of slavery is addressed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Abolitionism/There Was No Other Way »

A 5 page essay that draws on Fergus M. Bordewich's Bound for Canaan, a history of the Underground Railroad, in order to argue on whether or not the abolition of slavery could have occurred without the abolitionist movement. The writer argues that it could not and that the abolitionist cause ...
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Early American Women »

During the revolutionary era, at a time when North Americans proclaimed liberty and political participation as their birthright, women remained separate from the institutions of political life. This 7 page research paper examines the sociopolitical oppression of women and the beginnings of feminist activism in the United States. The writer ...
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U.S. Era of Free Banking »

This 2.5-page paper examines the free banking era in the U.S. during the 19th century and discusses the concept of "wildcat banking," as well as distributional and exchange effects on banknotes. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Analysis and Cross Cultural History of Prostitution »

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. ...
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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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History of the Civil Rights Movement in America »

This 7 page paper examines the general history of civil rights in the United States, ranging from the mid-1800's through the modern-day civil rights movement that occured in the late 1950's. This paper highlights such topics as the Reconstruction era, the KKK, the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, the ...
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Medieval History Bias »

This eight page paper presents an overview of the ways bias might influence the telling of Medieval History. The historians from the era as well as modern day authors bring their own bias to the stories they write. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Organized Crime in America »

In four pages this paper examines the sociopolitical phenomenon of organized crime in America in an overview that includes definition, its development in the United States, its attempts to influence the government, and the organization of organized crime groups after the Prohibition era. Four sources are listed in the ...
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Rick Porrello's The History of the Cleveland Mafia »

A ten page paper which looks at Rick Porrello’s account of the development of the Mafia in Cleveland, Ohio, and his research into his own family’s involvement with organised crime during the era of Prohibition. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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History of Detente from WWI to Nixon »

A 7 page history of Detente from World War I to the Nixon era. Bibliography lists approximately 6 sources.
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Colonial and Post Colonial History of Bali »

An 8 page essay that draws heavily on J. Stephen Lansing's anthropological study of Bali entitled "The Balinese" and outlines the history of this island culture during its colonial and post-colonial eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Civil Rights in the Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper looks at Jim Crow laws, the Civil War era, and various cases such as Plessy v. Ferguson and the Dred Scott Decision. Civil rights are evaluated in the context of nineteenth century cases. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Myths and Reality of the U.S. Reconstruction Period »

This 15 page paper features the Reconstruction Era myths, misconceptions and mistakes made by historians. Issues such as the freedom enjoyed by blacks, equal rights for women, and the generosity and kindness of the North toward the South during Reconstruction are debated. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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1895 Farmer's View of Manifest Destiny »

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses the agricultural revolution, the railroad and individualism as they relate to manifest destiny of the era. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Civil Rights and the Government of the United States »

This 3 page paper provides an analysis of the civil rights era, as well as some information about the previous time period from the 1930s on. The government's role in civil rights is discussed. All three branches of the government are noted as being integral to the proliferation ...
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Civil Rights Era and the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission »

A 12 page research paper on the creation, functions activities and demise of the Commission during the Civil Rights era . The writer details the purposes of the Commission, its overt and covert activities to sustain the racial status quo, and the litigation surrounding its demise. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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America's Enlightenment and Pre Revolutionary War Periods »

This 5 page paper delves into the period of the American Enlightenment and the time just before the American Revolution. The two eras are compared and contrasted and literature to emanate from the day is discussed. Ideas from Thomas Paine's Common Sense is included. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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America's Enlightenment »

Origins of the Enlightenment in America are explored in this 5 page paper. The ideas, events and conditions that led up to the era are discussed, in both Europe and America, with an emphasis on the latter. The American Revolution is reported as being integral to the Enlightenment and the ...
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A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines and Heroism »

A five page paper which looks at the concept of heroism in A Lesson Before Dying, and the way in which it is exemplified by the characters of Jefferson and Wiggins, in relation to the socio-cultural values of the era in which the novel is set. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Revolutions in Science and Technology »

A 7 page research paper that discusses advancements and innovations. This examination of scientific creative innovation begins with the medicine and the penicillin revolution, but then looks also at the examples of creative revolutions that have occurred in the contemporary era and concludes with observations bout the way in which ...
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History of American Women »

An 8 page research paper that answers 4 questions concerning American women's history drawing from Sara M. Evans' Born For Liberty (1989). The topics covered include political and legal rights during the colonial era; women's participation in the Revolutionary War; the "cult of true womanhood"; and the contribution of the ...
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Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the relationship between the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century and the Enlightenment of the eighteenth and how these eras changed the worldview of Western European society. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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US and the Industrial Revolution »

A 6 page discussion of the effects of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. Emphasizes that while this era is most often associated with Great Britain, there were numerous impacts to United States socio-economics as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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French Revolution Progression »

3 pages in length. The French Revolution quickly turned into a relentless deluge of death that culminated by creating a Republic and executing the king and queen. From its roots as a constitutional reform movement instigated by an assemblage of aristocrats to its ultimate climax that left people ...
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Pivotal Historical Point of the 1789 French Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that argues the position that the French Revolution of 1789 was a pivotal point in history. In other words, everything that had occurred in recent world history led up to and influenced the coming of the French Revolution and then the Revolution influenced everything that ...
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Modern Era Characterized by the French Revolution »

An 8 page research paper that examines why the French Revolution is considered by many historians to be the beginning of the modern era. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of the French Revolution and the Protestant Reformation »

This 6 page paper compares these two eras in terms of socioeconomic, cultural and political aspects. The nature of emphasis on religion is also explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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U.S. Political System »

This 5 page paper provides a discussion on the American political system and includes views by authors such as Edward Countryman and Gordon Wood. There is a focus on “framers,” how history is reported and the era around the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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Historical Periods the Renaissance, the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution and Emergence of the Modern Era »

A 5 page research paper that examine how these three periods of history reworked the nature of Western civilization and brought it from the Middle Ages into the modern era, by bringing about a totally different perspective on reality and instituting changes that are still evident in today's society and ...
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Cold War and McCarthyism »

An 8 page research paper that focuses on the McCarthy era and how it fitted into the overall political atmosphere of the Cold War. The writer argues that there was a communist threat in the 1950s‹both domestically and abroad, but that McCarthy and other anticommunist transformed this into a political ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'Paul Revere's Ride,' Its Inaccuracies, and the Real Paul Revere »

A 5 page research paper that examines the true circumstances and contributions of Paul Revere to the American Revolution. While pointing out that the details of Longfellow's famous poem are inaccurate, the writer argues that Revere's life, in general, was indicative of the political and cultural attitude of New Englanders during that era and ...
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Origins and Implications of the Cold War Era »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the Cold War Era. Analogues to present day threats to America are explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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